Driverless cars are reaching the consumer market.We have all read articles and seen videos discussing the coming age of autonomous vehicles, and the promise of a dramatic decline in auto accidents-clearly good news. It is easy to marvel at the algorithms and equipment designed to allow a car to safely navigate down streets filled with obstacles; however an interesting question arises when it bec...Read More
Self-driving car accidents, are the roads ready for autonomous autos?
Google has been heavily promoting their experimental autonomous autos as the near-future’s answer to safer roads. With 11 self-driving car accidents, some people are asking the question, are these cars safe enough for public use? First let’s look at the basic data behind these accidents.California has 48 “self-driving cars,” in the past six months 4 of them have been in an auto accident; as a...Read More